Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty, or so says the old Sicilian proverb.
If that’s the case, Baku and Washington must be the best of buddies.
The state-owned “Azerbaijan” newspaper published an article at the end of 2010 that criticized U.S. foreign policy as “dishonest and immoral.” Titled “USA: Tempting ‘Liberty,’” the article also accused several U.S. presidents and lawmakers of having illicit sexual relationships.
The article was signed simply “Azerbaijan” when it was published on December 30. However Bakhtiyar Sadiqov, the newspaper’s editor in chief and a member of the ruling Yeni Azerbaycan Party, later claimed to be its author. reda more